Killed Them A’ but Ane

Johnny arose on a May mornin’ Gone for water tae wash his hands He hae loused tae me his twa gray dogs That lie bound in iron bands When Johnny’s mother, she heard o’ this Her hands for dule she wrang Cryin’, “Johnny, for yer venison Tae the green woods dinna ye gang” Aye, but […]

Pills of White Mercury

“Streets of Laredo” (Roud 2), also known as the “Cowboy’s Lament”, is a famous American cowboy ballad in which a dying cowboy tells his story to a living one. Derived from the English folk song “The Unfortunate Lad,” it has become a folk music standard, and as such has been performed, recorded and adapted numerous times, with many variations. The old-time cowboy Frank […]